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On Thanksgiving, I visited my in-laws’ home with Hubby. I wore makeup, blue jeans and a sweater, I drove the car part of the way, I didn’t have to cover my head, and several of the MEN in the family served … Continue reading
In Minnesota these 6 years, I have watched Al Franken become a genuine US Senator. Now he’s up for re-election and guess what we Franken supporters got in our Inboxes today? A good old-fashioned sonnet! It’s actually a request for … Continue reading
So, do you suppose Scott Walker had a secret email account while working as a public employee in his past life? Gee, I don’t know. You guess. Here’s a transcript from his conversation today with Chris Wallace (Fox News!): WALLACE: … Continue reading
David Weigel’s article yesterday at Slate.com provides a small, terrifying demonstration of the fundamental right’s profound misunderstanding of the purpose of democracy and the history of capitalism. In South Carolina, United States Senator Lindsay Graham, himself notably conservative, is being challenged … Continue reading
Probably would’ve made a pretty good President.
So, unless you live in a cave, you know that Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison today. And that he will be eligible for parole in about 10 years. I’m not sure it’s enough. Yes, I’m empathetic … Continue reading